IOC Medical Commission Chairman hosted by Gates Scholars at Technology Ventures Conference

  • June 2, 2010

Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Scientists will come to Cambridge on 10 June 2010 for a full day conference to discuss high-technology for human performance.

Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Scientists will come to Cambridge on 10 June 2010 for a full day conference to discuss high-technology for human performance.

The Technology Ventures Conference is organized by the Cambridge University Technology and Enterprise Club (CUTEC) including current Gates Scholars Andrew Marin, Amanda Scott, and Jonas Montilva.

Discussion points:

Will the 21st Century see the emergence of a bionic athlete?

How will mobile apps and Web 2.0 change the way consumers interact with sport?

How will artificial intelligence and smart materials enhance human performance?

Come hear:

  • IOC Medical Commission Chairman
    Arne Ljungqvist explains the arms race between scientists to create and catch athletes using performance enhancement drugs.
  • Andrew Lynn (CBO Tigenix) tell how he founded the regenerative medicine company, Orthomimetics, which was bought in 2009 for €16.2 million.
  • Roger Mosey (BBC Director of London 2012) talk about the BBC’s plans for 3D and HDTV broadcasting
  • how Alex Balfour (Head of New Media, London 2012 Olympics) co-founded CricInfo which raised £25 million in 4 rounds of funding and generated £1.7 million profit before being bought by ESPN in 2007.
  • how Scott Drawer (Head of Research and Innovation, UK Sport) used advanced engineering to land Amy Williams a gold medal at the Vancouver Winter Olympics.

Agenda and Registration can be found at http://tvc2010.cutec.org/.

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